Publications

Hearing on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act at 22: How Other Countries Are Handling Online Piracy - Statement of Daphne Keller

Author(s): 
Daphne Keller
Publication Date: 
March 10, 2020
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Professor Daphne Keller discussed intermediary liability laws, i.e. “the laws that define platforms responsibility for content posted by their users including the DMCA” and noted that international approaches to intermediary liability fall along a broad spectrum, with the DMCA falling somewhere in the middle. Read more about Hearing on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act at 22: How Other Countries Are Handling Online Piracy - Statement of Daphne Keller

Why Europe's GDPR magic will never work in the US

Author(s): 
Neil Richards
Woodrow Hartzog
Publication Date: 
February 20, 2020
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

The internet has been with us for a quarter of a century, but the US has still not passed a law requiring its companies to abide by meaningful data-privacy protections. This matters because most of the western world’s big technology companies are American. In 2020, America’s privacy bill will finally be settled. Read more about Why Europe's GDPR magic will never work in the US

Filtering out free speech

Author(s): 
Daphne Keller
Publication Date: 
January 17, 2020
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

In a landmark ruling earlier this month, India’s Supreme Court held that citizens’ right to freedom of speech and rights to carry out business using the internet are constitutionally protected. The new decision builds in part on an equally important 2015 case, Shreya Singhal v. Union of India, in which the Court defined key rules for the relationship between democratic governments and commercial internet platforms. Read more about Filtering out free speech

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